MANILA, 13 November 2020 – The Taiwanese romcom fever that hit the Philippines in late 2000s is prepared to take over the shores once again in the first HBO Asia original romantic comedy series! You have followed the powerful yet pernicious ring that rules them allfrom The Shire to Modor. Now, another ring is embarking on an adventure of its own in WarnerMedia’sAdventure of the Ring, which premieres with two episodes on Sunday, 13 December at 9pm exclusively on HBO GO and HBO. The eight-episode series will premiere with one new episode every Sunday at the same time.
Based on mathematician and authorLai I-Wei’sromance novel Ring of the Day,Adventure of the Ring tells the stories of different couples who come in contact with an engagement ring. Starring Chris Wang (“Time Traveler”, “Love Family”) as Yi-Zhi, a baseball-loving actuary, and Allison Lin(HBO Asia Original “The World Between Us”, “Family Time”) as Lisa, his free-spirited flight attendant girlfriend, the adventure begins on the morning of Yi-Zhi’s meticulously planned proposal when he misplaces the ring on the train. While the search for the ring continues, Yi-Zhi and Lisa re-examine their future and what love means to them as the ring travels through the hands of other couples and impacts their lives.
Helmed by Nelson Yeh (“Far And Away”, “Mad King Of Taipei”) and directed by Golden Bell nominated director, Kitamura Tayoharu(“Running Man”, “Q Series – Love Of Sandstorm”), the series also stars Denny Huang(“Redemption”, “You Are the Apple of My Eye”)、Hangee Liou, (“La Grande Chaumière Violett”, “Time Traveler”)、Sun Ke-Fan(“What She Put on the Table”, “Close Your Eyes Before It’s Dark”), Lung Shao-Hua, (“The Taste of Dang-Liang’s Family”, “Flavor of Life”)、Wang ChuaN, (“Lost Daughter”, “A Story of Soldiers”)、Helena Hsu,(“Parking”, “Fated to Love You”)、Liang Cheng-Chun,(“A Thousand Goodnights”, “Dear Ex”)、Wang You-Chia, (“The Mouse Serves a Guest Tea”, “The Making of an Ordinary Woman”)、Erek Lin, (“Starry Starry Night”)、Vicky Huang,(“The Love Song”, “I Am Sorry, I Love You”)、Bamboo Chen, (“Alifu, The Prince/ss”, “The Great Buddha+”)、Janet Hsieh,(“Home”, “Déjà Vu”) and Huang Shang-Ho(“Close Your Eyes Before It’s Dark”, “Thanatos, Drunk”).
HBO Asia original series Adventure of the Ring is produced by KBRO Media’s Good Image Production with the support of Taiwan Ministry of Culture (Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development) as well as Taipei Film Commission.
Stream and download Adventure of the Ring on HBO GO via from 13 December.Download the app at theApp Store or Play Store on your device and enjoy a 7-day free trial.Access HBOGO via Cignal or at https://www.hbogoasia.com/. HBO GO can now be accessed via Android TV, Apple TV, LG TV and Samsung Smart TV – and comes with AirPlay and Google Cast functionality.